Definitions For Return


  • The act of someone appearing again
  • A coming to or returning home
  • Getting something back again
  • The act of going back to a prior location
  • (American football) the act of running back the ball after a kickoff or punt or interception or fumble
  • A tennis stroke that sends the ball back to the other player
  • A reciprocal group action
  • The key on electric typewriters or computer keyboards that causes a carriage return and a line feed
  • Document giving the tax collector information about the taxpayer's tax liability
  • A quick reply to a question or remark (especially a witty or critical one)
  • Happening again (especially at regular intervals)
  • The occurrence of a change in direction back in the opposite direction
  • The income or profit arising from such transactions as the sale of land or other property
  • The act of coming or going back to the place you started from or to a place where you were before
  • The act of going back to an activity, job, situation, etc. : the act of starting to do something again after stopping
  • The fact that something (such as a condition, feeling, or situation) happens again


  • Go back to a previous state
  • Be restored
  • Answer back
  • Submit (a report, etc.) to someone in authority
  • Go back to something earlier
  • Pass down
  • Make a return
  • Give or supply
  • Go or come back to place, condition, or activity where one has been before
  • Return to a previous position; in mathematics
  • Bring back to the point of departure
  • Be inherited by
  • Pay back
  • Give back
  • Return in kind
  • Elect again
  • To come or go to a place again : to come back or go back again
  • To bring, give, send, or take (something) to the place that it came from or the place where it should go
  • To bring or send (something that you bought) to the place that it came from because it does not work or fit properly, because it is damaged, etc.

Is Return a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Return is worth 6 points in Scrabble and 8 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Return in a Sentence

  • We waited for you to return.
  • She is returning home tomorrow.
  • I'm leaving but will return at 2 p.m.
  • We are looking forward to your return.
  • We're looking forward to our return to Europe.
  • The team looked forward to his return to coaching.

Synonyms for Return

Antonyms for Return

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